Event Recap – IWIS X CIHR Cafe Scientifique: Understanding the Nuts and BONES of Osteoporosis

On January 16 2014, IWIS hosted the first Cafe Scientifique to discuss the risk factors and preventive strategies of osteoporosis. Dr. Jerilynn Prior, a Professor of Endocrinology at UBC, gave a presentation titled “Ovulatory disturbances and understanding how to prevent premenopausal bone loss”. She started her talk by discussing the changes in bone density throughout […]

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January 2014 SCWIST Newsletter

  Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology Promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science and technology IN THIS ISSUE January 2014 Message from the President From the BlogCommunity OutreachSCWIST Upcoming Events Save the Date Important Reminder: New Year New Beginnings Party on Thursday Jan 23 is also an Extraordinary General Meeting […]

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IWIS EVENT – Cafe Scientifique: Getting to the HEART of Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

  Cafe Scientifique: Getting to the HEART of Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases When: February 6th, 2014, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: The Wicklow Pub Address: 610 Stamps Landing Vancouver, BC Cost: Free Dr. Francis’s research involves understanding the mechanisms that stimulate the formation of high density lipoproteins (HDL), the “good cholesterols”. He will discuss his research that […]

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